Plants ordered today will begin shipping mid-March 2024
Hawthorn, Wild Form (Crataegus monogyna) potted tree, Organic
Please note: regarding 2024 hawthorn stock, the trees are on the small side. Your tree will need to be planted up to a gallon pot and kept that way for a year before transplanting to the landscape.
Family: Rose (Rosaceae)
Hardy to Zones 4 to 8
Crataegus monogyna is a small to mid-sized deciduous thorny bush to small tree to 30 feet tall, although it can be kept trimmed to desired size and even does well as a hedgerow species. Tree prefers full sun to part shade and deep, moist to mesic soil of average fertility. No compost or fertilizer is needed or recommended. Space trees 30 feet apart or if making into a hedgerow plant 5 feet apart. A giving plant to bird and beast alike. Traditional usage (TWM): maladies of the heart. Hawthorn is considered to be an adaptogen for the heart. Tree has a beautiful fountaining habit, and the fruits are really good to eat fresh, dried, or in confections (but remove the seeds lest they remove a tooth).
2-year-old potted tree